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Rebecca Blank became chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison in July 2013. She had mostly recently been the acting commerce secretary in President Barack Obama's administration.  She previously served as a member of the President's Council of Economic Advisers under presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.

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Recent stories featuring Rebecca Blank

Fact-checking the Wisconsin state budget

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Fact checking the state budget

The calendar change to May means state budget decisions will dominate the political headlines in the weeks ahead. A look back at factchecks on key topics.